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UPDATED 2:21pm Thursday 18 Feb The yacht missing off the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula has been found and both people on board are believed safe.Maritime NZ’s Rescue Coordination Centre NZ (RCCNZ) began coordinating the search yesterday evening after a brief and partial Mayday call was received.Senior Search and Rescue Officer, Chris Henshaw, said […]

Issued by Civil Defence Waikato   Update #5 4:24 AM – This is the final update. See picture for areas expecting strong and unusual currents and surges at the shore. High tides times: • Port Waikato (West Coast) Thursday 1022 and 2241 NZDT • Tararu (Firth of Thames) Thursday 0747 and 2003 NZDT • Whitianga […]

The average Coromandel property owners net worth has jumped on average $120,000 in the las year based on the CoreLogic Housing Index released today. The Coromandel’s property prices continue to surge with the average price heading towards the magic million-dollar mark, currently sitting at $904,897 according to new figures released today by CoreLogic who issue […]

Merv speaks to Rick Rennie on the CFM breakfast show about the Rescue Helicopter returning to the peninsula for the month of January 2021

The National Transport Spokesperson – Chris Bishop with Scott Simpson (Coromandel MP) today released their policy for the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel, particularly regarding our one-lane bridges. The Policy has three key initiatives are. Building the Tauranga to Katikati Expressway, including the Katikati bypass Building the Pokeno to Mangatarata improvements project. Upgrade three one […]

Click the link below to complete the survey https://survey.app.do/how-concerned-are-you-with-drug-issues-on-the-peninsula How concerned are you about the use of hard drugs in our community. For as long as one can remember, terms like “Coromandel Green” have been freely used and are well known around the entire country. At the upcoming general election in September, there will be […]

Our first chat this morning to Coromandel MP Scott Simpson since his promotion to front bench in new Todd Muller lead National Party. Simpson continues to hold the Environment and Climate Change portfolios, with the addition of the Resource Management Act Reform and Planning portfolio. Calling from Wellington Airport after Parliament sat until midnight under […]

Low interest rates mean people have been queuing to view houses around the Coromandel Peninsula. Kerry from Trinity Network Thames said that they have been busy with interest from out of town and overseas due to the safe environment that Thames/Coromandel has to offer. “A lot of the buyers that are coming from out of […]

Local community newspaper The Plains Profile can now be read and loved further and wider afield as The Valley Profile.  New editor Teresa Ramsey chatted to Ayana this afternoon about taking the reins and her passion for local news. “I’ve had such an amazing response from the community and local businesses wanting to advertise, which […]


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